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The program is 1,050 clock-hours which can be completed in approximately one year. Advanced Welding can be completed in 750 clock-hours. Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Financial aid is available for those who qualify with special consideration for veterans. Prospective welding students must earn a minimum score on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).

Chipola Welding utilizes state-of-the-art welding equipment, hybrid learning, mobile welding units, simulation technologies, and open education resources to expand learning opportunities, especially in rural areas.

Admission Requirements
• Must be at least 17 years of age, and must turn 18 years of age before achieving OCP A-Welder, Helper – in order to be eligible for hire by industry
• Must submit completed One-Stop Paperwork
• Must submit completed Admission Application with copies of the appropriate residency documents.

For information about Chipola’s Welding program, call 850-718-2270

For complete Academic Pathways including Entrance Requirements and Course Listing for Welding ,click here; for Advanced Welding, click here.




Faculty & Staff

Darwin Gilmore

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Chris Parrish

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